How much does life at university cost?
To get an idea of how much students spend whilst they are at university, a survey was carried out on 1st and 2nd year students studying at Cardiff University. The following costs relate to the average student:
|Expenditure Per Month||£ University Accommodation||£ Living At Home|
|Travel (including travel home)||30||-|
|Total||£685.63 per month||£297 per month|
Figures updated March 2010
The average graduate starting salary in 2008 was £24,048
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